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What Are Cookies

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Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Cookies Used On This Site

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Third Party Cookies

Our website uses features of other websites that may leave a cookie. These are third-party cookies and we are unable to block or prevent them without removing the feature from our site. For information about those cookies you would need to check the originator’s website for their cookie policy. Third-parties cookies left are as follows:

Facebook: Our website utilises the Facebook Like button functionality to share content. If a user clicks the Like button and logs into Facebook via our website, Facebook will leave a cookie on the users computer. This is the same process as if the user logs into Facebook directly, or clicks Like on any other website. Facebooks privacy policy is set out herehttp://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ 

How To Disable Cookies

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Privacy Policy

The new Impact Investing Institute is currently being established and is being supported by the Implementation Taskforce for Growing a culture of social impact investing in the UK secretariat. The work of the Taskforce will be taken over by the new Impact Investing Institute from the Autumn 2019.

The Taskforce Secretariat is run by Social Investment Business (‘the data processor’) on behalf of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) (‘the data controller’). This policy sets out how we will treat your personal information in compliance with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into law on May 25th 2018.

WHY WE USE YOUR DATA

We use your contact information (name, email etc.) for the primary goal of informing you about the Taskforce’s progress. If we’ve contacted you it means you have either:

  • expressed interested in the Taskforce

  • are a direct participant or supporter of the Taskforce

If you are not one of the above and are receiving Taskforce communications in error please contact the secretariat.

The Taskforce will not, without your express consent, provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

YOUR RIGHTS AS A DATA SUBJECT

If we hold your personal data you have rights outlined by General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 1998/2018.

  • You have the right to be informed about the collection and use of your personal data when it is obtained.

  • You have the right to be forgotten i.e. for us to no longer store your information.

  • You have the right to ask for a subject access request (SAR). This means you can ask us for all the information we hold on you and we are obliged to provide this to you in a portable format by one month (30 days). Please note that requests deemed as ‘excessive’ can be denied or charged for.

  • You have the right to complain to the ICO if you believe your personal data is compromised in any way.

    Following the end of the Taskforce’s operation data subjects will be deleted unless they ‘opt-in’ to future communications.

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